Marriage Equality

Read the latest news about marriage equality victories and the continuing fight for gays and lesbians to have the right to marry around the world. See the most recent updates on this international, national, regional, and state-by-state issue, which has been hotly contested by conservatives and far-right religious organizations. Learn about the straight allies who have been advocating for same-sex marriage in the spheres of society, entertainment, and politics, as well as the various opponents of marriage equality who seek to impede the progress of the LGBT rights movement.

Most of the candidates said the next president, not Obama, should appoint Antonin Scalia's successor. They also had some notable fights among themselves.

February 14 2016 1:35 AM

'What is there to fear from two people who love each other?' adds Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

February 13 2016 7:00 AM

Jim Obergefell, a leading advocate for marriage equality, and the world's most famous trans model talk about the adversities faced by transgender people.  

February 10 2016 5:09 PM

A Dallas judge who said he would refuse to marry same-sex couples is defending his stance in the face of controversy.

February 10 2016 9:40 AM

Rubio tells a New Hampshire resident that if he wants marriage equality, he should get the legislature to enact it — which the state's legislature did, seven years ago. 

February 08 2016 7:38 PM

The Republican presidential candidate got the night's only question on LGBT issues during the ABC News debate.

February 07 2016 2:45 AM

Justice of the Peace Bill Metzger will not issue licenses to gay or lesbian couples, according to his Facebook page.

February 05 2016 8:03 PM
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